Clemson recruiter Trevor Lawrence heads the Associated Press team across America, and he has two top-ranked Tigers teammates with him in the first team.
Lawrence, the first freshman to be a teammate leading a national championship team in more than 30 years, was joined in the first team violation by Clemson, who returned Travis Etienne to the roster published Tuesday and presented by Region Bank. Clemson breeder Isaiah Simmons was a first-team selection. Alabama's Clemson and No. 2 have made the most selections from the first team with three.
Wide receiver Jerry Jedi, All-American last season, was selected to the first team in the preseason, along with defensive lineman Raekwon Davis and linebacker Dylan Moses. .
Led by Alabama, the Southeastern Conference placed eight players in the first team, one more than the Big Ten. [1
Quarterback – Trevor Lawrence, sophomore, Clemson.
Running Back – Jonathan Taylor, Jr., Wisconsin; Travis Etienne, Jr., Clemson.
Cope – Andrew Thomas, Jr., Georgia; Walker Little, Jr., Stanford.
Guardsmen – Shane Lemio, Sr., Oregon; Ben Bradeson, Sr., Michigan.
Center – Tyler Biadas, Jr., Wisconsin.
Tight Edge – Albert Okuegbunam, Jr., Missouri.
Wide Receivers – Jerry Judy, Jr., Alabama; Tylon Wallace, Jr., Oklahoma.
Overall Purpose Player – Rondal Moore, Sophomore, Purdue.
Kicker – Andre Schmidt, sophomore, Syracuse.
Ends – Chase Young, Junior, Ohio State; A.J. Epenesa, Jr., Iowa.
Adaptations – Derrick Brown, Sr., Rud; Raekwon Davis, Sr., Alabama.
Linebackers – Dylan Moses, Jr., Alabama; Isaiah Simmons, Jr., Clemson; Joe Baci, Sr., Michigan.
Cornerbacks – Bryce Hall, Sr., Virginia; Paulson Adebo, Jr., Stanford.
Safety – Grant Delpit, Jr., LSU; Andre Cisco, sophomore, Syracuse.
Punter – Braden Mann, Sr., Texas A&M.
Quarterback – Tua Tagovailoa, Jr., Alabama. Swift, Jr., Georgia; Heno Benjamin, Jr., Arizona.
Coping – Trey Adams, Sr., Washington; Calvin Throckmorton, Sr., Oregon.
Guardsmen – Tommy Kramer, Sr., Notre Dame; John Simpson, Sr., Clemson.
Center – Nick Harris, Sr., Washington.
Tight end – Jared Pinkini, Sr., Vanderbilt.
Wide Receivers – Lavisko Cheno, Jr., Colorado; Justin Ross, sophomore, Clemson.
Universal Player – CeeDee Lamb, Jr., Oklahoma.
Kicker – Rodrigo Blankenship, Sr., Georgia.
Ends – Kenny Willekes, Sr., Michigan State; Julian Ocvar, Sr., Notre Dame.
Coping – Leki Fotu, Sr., Utah; Marvin Wilson, Jr., Florida.
Line Players – Paddy Fisher, Jr., Northwest; Evan Weaver, Sr., California; Shaquille Quarterman, Sr., Miami.
Cornerbacks – Christian Fulton, Sr., LSU; S. J. Henderson, Jr., Florida.
Security – Alohi Gilman, Jr., Notre Dame; Jordan Fuller, Sr., Ohio.
Punter – James Smith, Jr., Cincinnati.
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